Nature Explorers Farm and Forest Summer Program
at Fire Ring Farm in Portland
Join us for a summer of friends, forts, fire and farm fun! We will explore the woods, harvest and cook food from the farm in the outdoor kitchen and hone our nature skills! In addition to enjoying the gardens and green space at the farm, we will also explore the neighboring Palmer-Taylor Preserve owned by the Middlesex Land Trust.
Space is limited in this program! Please select your preferred week(s) on the registration form and we will do our best to accommodate. If we are not able to offer you a spot in any of your selected weeks, you will receive a refund of your registration fee.
Full day camp: Ages 7-12 (weeks 1, 2, 3, 4),
Half day camp: Ages 5 & 6 (weeks 3 & 4)
Week 1: June 21-25 (full day only - ages 7-12)
Week 2: June 28 - July 2 (full day only - ages 7-12)
Week 3: July 12 - 16 (half (ages 5-6) or full day (ages 7-12)
Week 4: July 19 - 23 (half (ages 5-6) or full day (ages 7-12)
Time: 9:00-3:30pm (full day); 9:00-12:00 (half day for 5-6 year-olds)
Program fee: self-selected sliding scale ($50-350/week)
We offer a $50 BIPOC (Black/Indigenous People of Color) Reparations Award. This is not a scholarship. Please click here for details.
Transportation: Free transportation will be provided from downtown Middletown and locations in Hartford and New Haven if there are 5 or more children registered for the same week from these locations. The details are still being worked out. Please indicate your interest on the registration form.
To reserve your spot at camp:
1) complete our initial registration form (also below)
2) pay the $15 registration fee (paypal link on this page)
After this registration form and your $15 registration fee have been received, AND we are able to offer you a spot in our program on one of your selected weeks, we will send you an email with information about paying your selected program fee, health and release forms we need and all other information about the program including gear list, transportation and our updated COVID-19 safety rules.
If you have any questions, please contact us!